Yukon Blonde Announce “Six Dead Tigers” Canadian Headline tour

Partners up with friends Zeus on west coast dates
Listen to new single Six Dead Tigers now; news on a brand new tour vinyl release coming soon!

After hitting over 150 stages in North America & Europe since the 2012 release of their new album Tiger Talkthe Vancouver based band are ready to take the show back on the road this springThe fall of 2012 saw Yukon Blonde share the stage with The Jezabels across the USA and The Sheepdogs across Canada  including a sold out performance to over 4000 people at Echo Beach in Toronto. They performed at major festivals such as Osheaga, Edgefest, NXNE, Wolfe Island Music Festival, Ottawa Folk Fest, Capitol Hill Block Party (Seattle), Denver Underground Music Festival and they even played at the official Much Music Video Awards after party with The Lumineers.

Yukon Blonde’s sophomore album Tiger Talk was the #4 most played album of the year at Canadian college and campus radio as reported by !earshotwas long listed for The Polaris Music Prize and has garnered widespread critical acclaim since being released by Dine Alone Records on March 20. The lead single “Stairway” was featured on commercials for the Toronto Blue Jays and played at their home games while an alternate version of “My Girl” is the soundtrack for a current Tourism Canada campaign with almost 700,000 views so far and now airing at major movie theatres in the UK. Heckthey were even name dropped on an episode of How I Met Your Mother

Full tour dates are listed below and can also be found HERE
New Photos and media materials are HERE


Praise for Tiger Talk –

“10 tracks of awesome” – Uptown 

“If you thought you knew Yukon Blonde, get ready to be wowed all over again. “ – The Georgia Straight

“Big, crunchy guitar solos blast between catchy choruses, guitar jangle and ambitious harmonies, ..an enthusiastic, confident follow-up from a band well on its way.  – NOW Magazine

“Fat guitar riffs, big choruses thick with vocal harmonies, loud drums, and some tricky changes all held together with a pop sensibility: This is music for car rides. – Pop Matters

“Huge four-part harmonies and songs meant to be sung at full volume barrelling down the Pacific Coast highway … sharp and sassy.” – The Record

“Melodies that become engrained in your head” – Here Magazine

Watch Stairway” 
Yukon Blonde on CBC Radio 2’s Canada Live
Watch Videos of “My Girl” & “Radio” from the CBC Toque Sessions Performance on CBC Music
“My Girl” alternate version on Canadian Tourism commercial
Yukon Blonde Tour Dates

March 20 – Toronto, ON @ Danforth Music Hall w/ STARS
March 21 – Guelph, ON @ E-Bar ^
March 23 – Kingston, ON @ Grad Club ^
March 26 – Ottawa, ON @ Algonquin University **
March 30 – Ridgeway, ON @ The Sanctuary
April 2 – Thunder Bay, ON @ Crocks*
April 3 – Winnipeg, MB @ Pyramid Cabaret*
April 4 – Saskatoon, SK @ Amigo’s*
April 5 – Edmonton, AB @ Avenue Theatre*
April 6 – Calgary, AB @ Republik*
April 7 – Golden, BC @ Rockwater*
April 9 – Nelson, BC @ The Royal*
April 11 – Kelowna, BC @ Flashbacks*
April 12 – Victoria, BC @ Sugar*

*With very special guests: Zeus

^ With special guest: Lucy Rose

** Supporting Monster Truck. Show for Algonquin University students-only, 100 tickets available to the public.

Media Materialshttp://nevado.ca/sixdeadtigers/

For more information, please visit:

http://www.yukonblonde.com

http://www.dinealonerecords.com

http://www.facebook.com/yukonblonde

http://www.twitter.com/yukonblonde

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